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Vibe or Matrix? I'd like to buy used.
I purchase a car every 10 years and this is the year. I am considering a Mercury Mariner hybrid -- it is time that I put my money where my environmental philosophy is. So I have 3 questions as this time: 1. I drive about 12,000 miles a year, including longer road trips of about 1000 miles. About 2/3 on the road and the other 4000 around town. I am ...
What is the best way to repair a rock paint chip on the hood of my car?
where exactly is the pvc located on a '91 ford explorer and what does it look like? i found what i thought was it, but it has an opening for a hose. yet the auto store sold me one that has a place place for two hoses. ????
I keep reading that a baby should ride in a rear-facing car seat until 20 lbs and one year of age; however, my baby is almost 22 lbs and is just turning 8 months old! The infant car seat is too small...what am I supposed to do?
My 03 Honda Civic needs a new timing belt. (Mileage is now at 71k and I've always heard this should be done by 60k, oops). I'm having trouble getting estimates because mechanics want to know engine size and specs. The owner's manual doesn't seem to have this info in an obvious place. What details do I need to know about the engine to get an estimate? And ...
I have had my 1998 toyota 2 door Rav 4 soft top windows slashed and can not find any replacement or repair services. I live in LA. Can you please help?

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